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  • Oct10

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Artist Talk: Valentino Dixon - Art and Social Justice w/WGRZ-TV reporter-anchor Claudine Ewing

    Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7 pm

    WGRZ-TV reporter-anchor Claudine Ewing will interview the artist, exoneree and criminal justice reform advocate about art therapy and social justice reform

  • Sep28

    Lecture / Discussion  |  The “Nature Paintings” of Alexander von Humboldt: His Revolutionary use of Art to Reveal Scientific Concepts

    Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2 pm

    Buffalo is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of German-born Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), a towering figure in the natural sciences of the 19th century. 

  • Sep26

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Book Signing : Jeff Simon Interviews William Coupon & Anthony Bannon

    Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:30–8 pm

    Free with Gallery Admission 

  • Sep13

    Special Event  |  Art Moves Me

    Friday, September 13, 2019, 8–9 pm

    An exciting demonstration of Art Moves Me will take place on the Burchfield Penney's Front Yard for M&T Second Friday September 13, 2018 8:00 pm. This live, site-specific performance presented by program participants will be accompanied by video projection on The Center’s façade. Amore

  • Sep 5

    Screening  |  BEYOND BOUNDARIES: DARE TO BE DIVERSE: Roll Red Roll, 2018

    Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7–9 pm

    At a pre-season football party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place: the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team. 

  • Aug25


    Sunday, August 25, 2019, 1:30–2:30 pm

    Burchfield Scholar Nancy Weekly will lead a tour of the exhibition Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions, which explores creative ways that the artist represented time, weather, seasons, and sensory perceptions as his own life experiences led to unique stylistic advances and unprecedented visions.

  • Aug20

    Hosted Event  |  Premiere Screening: 1988

    Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6–8 pm

    Join us for the premier screening of 1988, a documentary of the  Buffalo Youth Media Institute program, organized by Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center and Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology.

  • Aug 9

    Performance  |  Rational Psychrometric Formulae - Steve Solook and Andrew Deutsch

    Friday, August 9, 2019, 8–8:30 pm

    The event will begin at dusk on the Front Yard. 

  • Aug 3

    Special Event  |  Book Signing : Diane Bush — Even More Brits, England in the 1970s

    Saturday, August 3, 2019, 3–5 pm

    Diane Olson-Bush was born in Buffalo, N.Y. At the age of 18, she emigrated to the U.K. with a draft dodger, in response to the Vietnam War. After living there for ten years and working as a documentary photographer, she returned to the U.S. to attend to her ailing parents. Once back inmore

  • Mar24

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Seeing Buffalo through Charles Burchfield’s Eyes

    Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2 pm

    Steve Cichon will share thoughts and images about how Burchfield’s art reflected some of the rich Buffalo history that he has shared in books and blogs.